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25-Year-Old Woman Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash 25-Year-Old Woman Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash
25-Year-Old Woman Who Was Nypd Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash A 25-year-old woman who worked as an officer with the NYPD was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. New, updated report - New Update: 25-Year-Old NYPD Officer From Putnam Valley Killed In Crash Was 3-Year Veteran It happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, May 24 in Orange County on County Road 51 in the town of Hamptonburgh hamlet of Campbell Hall. New York State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 BMW 328 was traveling eastbound between Blough Road and Ridge Road when the vehicle lost control on a curve.  The vehicle subsequently exited the…
Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police
Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police Two suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing in another state were apprehended at a building in Westchester following a narcotics arrest that alerted investigators to their trail, police said.  The arrests of Dion Johnson, age 38, and Yolanda Lower, age 46, who were both wanted in connection with a stabbing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, were announced by the Westchester County Police Department on Monday, April 22. According to the department, the events leading up to the arrests began when authorities learned of a stolen vehicle being driven near the Mount Vernon/Bronx border…
NY Men 'Poisoned' Prominent Transgender Activist, 'Pose' Star Who OD'd: Feds NY Men 'Poisoned' Prominent Transgender Activist, 'Pose' Star Who OD'd: Feds
NY Men 'Poisoned' Prominent Transgender Activist, 'Pose' Star Who OD'd: Feds Two New York men are facing federal charges in the death of a prominent transgender activist, performer, and author. Long Island resident Antonio Venti, age 52, of West Babylon and Michael Kuilan, age 44, of Brooklyn, were arraigned on a four-count indictment in Brooklyn federal court on Monday, April 1. Prosecutors said Venti and Kuilan sold heroin laced with fentanyl to Cecilia Gentili. NYPD officers responded to the 52-year-old’s Brooklyn home on Feb. 6 following a 911 call from her partner. Gentili was found dead in her bedroom. An autopsy determined that she died from the combined eff…
New York Woman Found Dead In Duffle Bag, Teens Taken In For Questioning In PA: Officials New York Woman Found Dead In Duffle Bag, Teens Taken In For Questioning In PA: Officials
New York Woman Found Dead In Duffle Bag, Teens Taken In For Questioning In PA: Officials A 52-year-old woman was brutally killed in New York City apartment and two people who stole her car have been taken in for questioning in York, Pennsylvania, authorities explained on Friday afternoon, March 22.  Nadia Vitels had just returned from Spain and was going to her deceased mom's former home to clean it up for friends visiting New York City, the NYPD explained in a press conference. "We believe that some squatters took the apartment over, and this woman came home to get this apartment set up and walked in on the squatters that were there," NYPD Chief of Detectives Joseph Kenny…
IDs Released For 5 Killed In Cross Island Parkway New Year's Crash IDs Released For 5 Killed In Cross Island Parkway New Year's Crash
IDs Released For 5 Killed In Cross Island Parkway New Year's Crash The identities have been released of five people killed during a two-vehicle crash near the Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges in New York City on New Year's Day. 5 Killed In New Year's Day Crash On Cross Island Parkway In Queens The crash occurred around 6 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1 on the northbound  Cross Island Parkway in Queens in the area of Exit 36S, said the NYPD. A preliminary investigation determined that a blue 2018 Mazda sedan was traveling northbound on the Whitestone Expressway approaching the southbound exit ramp to the Cross Island Parkway when the 24-year-old driver struc…
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Two communities in the region have been left shocked and saddened after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. The chain of events unfolded Friday night, Dec. 29 in Westchester County when the Bronxville Police Department said it contacted the Clarkstown PD in Rockland County after 49-year-old Sergeant Watson Morgan did not show up for his evening shift. Morgan joined the Bronxville PD in 2007 after working the previous seven years with the NYPD. He was promoted to the Bronxville PD…
Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester
Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester New details have emerged after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. Click here for a new, updated story: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves 2 Communities Stunned In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Original report: 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home Upon arrival, officers made e…
Former NYPD Officer From Yorktown Admits Helping Gang Leader Escape Justice: Feds Former NYPD Officer From Yorktown Admits Helping Gang Leader Escape Justice: Feds
Former Nypd Officer From Yorktown Admits Helping Gang Leader Escape Justice: Feds A former New York City Police officer from Northern Westchester has admitted to warning gang members about a federal investigation into their activity as well as helping the group's leader escape arrest for murder, federal officials said. Mohegan Lake resident Gina Mestre, a 33-year-old former NYPD officer, has pleaded guilty to charges relating to her obstructing a federal investigation into the Shooting Boys gang and helping the group's leader evade justice for murder, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Thursday, Dec. 7. Earlier Report -…
Seen Him? Missing 16-Year-Old Could Be In Hudson Valley Seen Him? Missing 16-Year-Old Could Be In Hudson Valley
Seen Him? Missing 16-Year-Old Could Be In Hudson Valley A missing 16-year-old boy who hasn't been seen in a week may be in the Hudson Valley. The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating Kinje Mann who was last seen leaving his Brooklyn home on Thursday, Nov. 30 around 11 a.m., said the NYPD. Mann is described as having a light complexion and curly blonde hair. He is approximately 5-foot-8 and 147 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white sweater and dark-colored jacket and was carrying two black backpacks.  His mother, Bristol Fahran, said on Facebook the teen may be camping in the Hudson Valley or elsewhere in the NYC…
Santos Lashes Out At Former NY Republican Congressional Colleagues, Including Lawler Santos Lashes Out At Former NY Republican Congressional Colleagues, Including Lawler
Santos Lashes Out At Former NY Republican Congressional Colleagues, Including Lawler Former New York Rep. George Santos appears to be out for revenge following his historic expulsion from Congress. Within hours of being voted out of the US House on Friday, Dec. 1, the disgraced Santos began unleashing a series of social media posts targeting his former Republican colleagues. Unsurprisingly, all of those in his sights were among the 105 Republicans who voted to kick him out of office amid mounting accusations of criminality. Earlier Report: And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster First on the hit list was Staten I…
Violent Crime Down Across NY Compared To Last Year, New Report Shows Violent Crime Down Across NY Compared To Last Year, New Report Shows
Violent Crime Down Across NY Compared To Last Year, New Report Shows New York state is seeing fewer incidents of violent crime, according to a new report. Data from the first comprehensive overview of crime trends across the state showed a six-percent drop in violent crime outside of New York City during the first half of 2023 compared to the first six months of 2022, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Thursday, Nov. 9. The data, which was collectively reported by police departments and sheriffs’ offices in 57 counties, showed decreases in each of the four violent crime categories. Murders were down 27 percent and rapes dropped 16 percent, the report showed. Robbe…
Police Officer, Westchester Man Nabbed For Planning To Distribute Fentanyl, Heroin: Feds Police Officer, Westchester Man Nabbed For Planning To Distribute Fentanyl, Heroin: Feds
Police Officer, Westchester Man Nabbed For Planning To Distribute Fentanyl, Heroin: Feds A police officer and a Westchester man face years in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics, officials announced.  New York City Police Officer and Bronx resident Grace Rosa Baez, age 37, and Yonkers resident Cesar Martinez, age 43, were both arrested on narcotics distribution charges, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday, Oct. 20. According to federal officials, between Monday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 19, Baez and Martinez had several conversations about wholesale narcotics trafficking with a "confidential source" worki…
New Update: Missing 10-Year-Old Girl Located In NYC New Update: Missing 10-Year-Old Girl Located In NYC
New Update: Missing 10-Year-Old Girl Located In NYC This story has been updated. A missing 10-year-old girl from Upstate New York has been found after a search that spanned several days and involved multiple police agencies. Rensselaer County resident Elizabeth Rosa had last been seen at around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.1, in Troy, getting into an unknown car on 7th Avenue in the North Lansingburgh neighborhood. Detectives said the girl was likely traveling to stay with family in New York City or on Long Island. Late Thursday night, Aug. 3, Troy Police announced that Rosa had been found in New York City and was safe.  "Troy PD Det…
Road Rage: Suspects In Tesla Fire At Victim In Westchester Incident, Police Say Road Rage: Suspects In Tesla Fire At Victim In Westchester Incident, Police Say
Road Rage: Suspects In Tesla Fire At Victim In Westchester Incident, Police Say Authorities are investigating a road rage incident involving suspects in a Tesla firing a gunshot at a victim in Westchester.  The incident happened on Sunday, July 30 around 7:15 a.m., when Mount Vernon Police responded to the 200 block of South Fifth Avenue, where a vehicle had been hit with gunshots.  According to Mount Vernon city officials, officers arriving in the area soon found the victim, a Mount Vernon resident, who had been fired at by suspects in a red Tesla.  The shot had struck the victim's car, which caused damage to it. The victim was not injured in the incid…
Longtime NYPD Officer, Attorney From Mahopac Dies At Age 56 Longtime NYPD Officer, Attorney From Mahopac Dies At Age 56
Longtime Nypd Officer, Attorney From Mahopac Dies At Age 56 A beloved former NYPD officer from the Hudson Valley who dedicated much of his life to serving the department in various roles and practicing his faith has died.  Putnam County resident John Welch, of Mahopac, died on Thursday, April 6 at the age of 56, according to his obituary.  Born in the Bronx in 1967, Welch graduated from Mount Saint Michael Academy before earning a bachelor's degree and a law degree from St. John’s University in Queens.  Welch then began a career in law enforcement and joined the NYPD, serving as a police officer for 26 years before being as…
Woman Who Works As Police Officer Identified As Driver In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Woman Who Works As Police Officer Identified As Driver In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash
Woman Who Works As Police Officer Identified As Driver In Fatal Hudson Valley Crash An off-duty NYPD officer has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that crashed on the Palisades Parkway, killing a 36-year-old man. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 3 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 on the Palisades Parkway in Haverstraw. State Police have identified the driver of a  2021 Hyundai on the Palisades Parkway on Sunday, February 26, as Orange County resident Bernadine Ramtahal-Thomas, age 34, of Maybrook, said Trooper Steven Nevel. Earlier report - Fatal Crash ID: Police Release New Details After SUV Crashes Into Tree On PIP In Haverstraw Ramtahal-Thomas is an …
Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Hudson Valley Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Hudson Valley
Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Hudson Valley An NYPD Officer from Long Island shot in the head during a robbery in Brooklyn while he was attempting to purchase an SUV has died from his injuries in a case in which the suspect was apprehended in the Hudson Valley. Adeed Fayaz, age 26, of Deer Park in Suffolk County died Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Brookdale Hospital, according to the NYPD. Fayaz was shot as he and his brother-in-law, went to purchase a Honda Pilot in Brooklyn around 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 in the area of 472 Ruby St., NYPD said. His death comes a day after the alleged shooter, Randy Jones, age 38, of Manhattan, was nabbed…
New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn
New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn The NYPD officer from Long Island who was shot attempting to buy an SUV has been identified and a suspect has been arrested at a Hudson Valley Days Inn. NYPD Officer Adeed Fayaz, age 26, of Deer Park, in Suffolk County, is in "grave condition," and "fighting for his life," at Brookdale Hospital, said Keechant Sewell, NYC Police Commissioner. His alleged assailant, identified as Randy Jones, age 38, of Manhattan, was tracked by NYPD officers in a 2010 Acura to Rockland County and the Days Inn in Nanuet, said NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig. Fayaz, who was off-duty, was shot a…
Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer
Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer New Update: IDs Released For Officer From Long Island Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn A suspect has been arrested in the Hudson Valley for the shooting of an off-duty NYPD officer from Long Island who was attempting to purchase a vehicle advertised on Facebook Marketplace. The suspect, a 38-year-old man, was nabbed hiding in a Rockland County hotel room late Monday, Feb. 6, according to ABC 7. The precise location of the hotel has not yet been released. The man is suspected of shooting the 26-year-old off-duty NYPD officer from Deer Park, in Suffolk County, as he and…
Off-Duty NYPD Officer Shot After Arranging To Pick Up Car Through Facebook Off-Duty NYPD Officer Shot After Arranging To Pick Up Car Through Facebook
Off-Duty Nypd Officer Shot After Arranging To Pick Up Car Through Facebook Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire on an off-duty NYPD officer, critically wounding him, as he attempted to purchase a vehicle. The officer, who has not been named, went to purchase the vehicle that was posted in a Facebook Marketplace ad around 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 in the area of 472 Ruby St., said New York City Police. When the officer and his brother-in-law arrived, a man almost immediately pulled out a gun and demanded the money, said the NYPD.  The officer had reportedly brought $24,000 to the meet to purchase a Honda Pilot.  The officer pulled his weapon…
Westchester Man Missing Since Mid-November Found Dead Westchester Man Missing Since Mid-November Found Dead
Westchester Man Missing Since Mid-November Found Dead A Westchester man who has been missing since November has been found dead in a Bronx park. Christopher Corcoran, age 61, of New Rochelle, was found by NYPD officers around 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 26 on the north shore of Orchard Beach, said Capt. J. Collins Coyne, of the New Rochelle Police. Corcoran was last seen leaving his residence in New Rochelle at around 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, New Rochelle Police said. Earlier report: Alert Issued For Missing New Rochelle Man The New York City Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death, s…
1 Suspect Caught, 2 Others On Loose After Gunpoint Carjacking At Westchester Gas Station 1 Suspect Caught, 2 Others On Loose After Gunpoint Carjacking At Westchester Gas Station
1 Suspect Caught, 2 Others On Loose After Gunpoint Carjacking At Westchester Gas Station One suspect is in custody and two others are on the loose after a person was injured during a gunpoint carjacking in Westchester. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at a gas station in Yonkers located at 631 Yonkers Ave.  Three suspects allegedly assaulted the owner of a pickup truck and fled in his vehicle, according to Yonkers Police.  The victim is a 62-year-old man from out of state who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, said police, who noted that no shots were fired during the incident. Yonkers PD units located the truck and pursued it int…
Real-Life 'Hamburglar' Steals Food, Threatens Worker With Knife At NY McDonald's Real-Life 'Hamburglar' Steals Food, Threatens Worker With Knife At NY McDonald's
Real-Life 'Hamburglar' Steals Food, Threatens Worker With Knife At NY McDonald's Police in New York are searching for a real-life "Hamburglar" who they say stole food from a McDonald's after first threatening the cashier with a knife. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 in the Bronx. The suspect went behind the counter and stole food, including hamburgers, stuffing the items into his pockets, according to the NYPD. No one was injured in the incident. 🚨WANTED-ROBBERY: 12/5/22, approx. 4:30PM, inside Mcdonalds 101 E 170 St @NYPD44PCT Bronx. The suspect threatened the cashier with knife & proceeded to go behind the counter & take food. Any info call …
Hudson Valley Woman Sentenced For Attempted Arson Of NYPD Van With 4 Officers Inside Hudson Valley Woman Sentenced For Attempted Arson Of NYPD Van With 4 Officers Inside
Hudson Valley Woman Sentenced For Attempted Arson Of Nypd Van With 4 Officers Inside A New York woman is heading to federal prison after admitting she tried to set fire to an occupied NYPD van during protests over the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in May 2020. Ulster County resident Samantha Shader, age 29, of Saugerties, was sentenced to 6 years behind bars Tuesday, Nov. 15, in federal court in Brooklyn. It followed her April 2022 guilty plea to using an improvised incendiary device, commonly known as a Molotov cocktail. According to the US Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District, Shader traveled from her home in Saugerties to Brooklyn on May 29…
Ex-NYPD Cop Convicted In Death Of 8-Year-Old Son Forced To Stay In Freezing Garage Ex-NYPD Cop Convicted In Death Of 8-Year-Old Son Forced To Stay In Freezing Garage
Ex-nypd Cop Convicted In Death Of 8-Year-Old Son Forced To Stay In Freezing Garage A jury on Long Island convicted a former NYPD officer in the death of his 8-year-old son who was forced to stay in a freezing garage. Michael Valva, age 43, told authorities that the boy, Thomas Valva, had fallen in the driveway of his home in Center Moriches when he was found dead in the basement at around 9:40 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. On Friday, Nov. 4, following a six-week trial in Riverhead, the jury found Michael Valva guilty of second-degree murder and four counts of child endangerment. Thomas Valva died from hypothermia after his father forced him to sleep in a freezing gara…
Detective, Drug Task Force Supervisor In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 31 Detective, Drug Task Force Supervisor In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 31
Detective, Drug Task Force Supervisor In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 31 A detective in the Hudson Valley has died at the age of 31. The Rockland County District Attorney's Office announced with "profound sadness" that detective and Drug Task Force Supervisor Xavier Fernandez died on Friday, Oct. 28. A cause of death has not been released. Fernandez worked as an NYPD officer and PBA representative for the 44th precinct until November 2021, the DA's Office said.  "He started his dream job as a detective in his home of Rockland County in November 2021 and was assigned to the RCDAO Drug Task Force and was quickly promoted to group supervisor," the department…
Off-Duty Police Officer From Hudson Valley Robbed At Gunpoint Off-Duty Police Officer From Hudson Valley Robbed At Gunpoint
Off-Duty Police Officer From Hudson Valley Robbed At Gunpoint An off-duty Hudson Valley cop was mugged at gunpoint with the thieves making off with his police badge and his wallet. The incident took place in the Bronx around 1 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 23 at Givan Avenue and Merrit Road, said the NYPD. According to the NYPD, a 36-year-old and another 35-year-old man had just parked their vehicle when they noticed a Mercedes Benz driving in their direction. Four men got out of the vehicle and approached the off-duty Wallkill officer, from Middletown, with one of the suspects pulling a gun and they were robbed. The Wallkill officer reportedly handed over his …
Suspects Fleeing Scene Of Walgreens Robbery Crash At 100 MPH In Area, Police Say Suspects Fleeing Scene Of Walgreens Robbery Crash At 100 MPH In Area, Police Say
Suspects Fleeing Scene Of Walgreens Robbery Crash At 100 MPH In Area, Police Say Three people who allegedly tried to rob a Hudson Valley Walgreens crashed while trying to exit the Taconic State Parkway at speeds topping 100 mph. The Dutchess County incident began in LaGrange around 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, when New York State Police responded to the Walgreens on Route 55 for a reported robbery, said Trooper AJ Hicks. A preliminary investigation revealed that three men entered the store and jumped over the pharmacy counter and stole numerous medications before fleeing in a black Toyota Camry, said Hicks. No weapons were displayed during the incident, state police sa…
Suspect Caught After Beloved EMT Killed In Random Attack In NYC Suspect Caught After Beloved EMT Killed In Random Attack In NYC
Suspect Caught After Beloved EMT Killed In Random Attack In NYC A 34-year-old man has been charged in the brutal stabbing death of a beloved New York City Fire Department EMT from Long Island. Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, age 61, of Huntington Station, was stabbed and killed around 2:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, while working at EMS Station 49 in Queens. Russo-Elling, a 24-year-veteran of the FDNY was on duty in the vicinity of 20th Avenue and Steinway Street in Astoria near her station’s quarters when she was stabbed multiple times in an unprovoked attack, said the FDNY. She was transported in critical condition to Mount Sinai Queens Hospital, where…
Man In Vehicle Wanted In Shooting Incident Apprehended After Pursuit In Northern Westchester Man In Vehicle Wanted In Shooting Incident Apprehended After Pursuit In Northern Westchester
Man In Vehicle Wanted In Shooting Incident Apprehended After Pursuit In Northern Westchester A man wanted by the NYPD for a shooting incident is facing charges after allegedly leading police on a highway chase through the region. The incident began at around 4:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 in Northern Westchester, when Yorktown Police spotted the suspect’s vehicle heading northbound on the Taconic State Parkway. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver ignored their commands and continued heading north before exiting at Bryant Pond Road, police said. After exiting the highway, the driver proceeded through a gas station near the exit and then got back on the northbound par…
Westchester Teen Dies After Being Stabbed During Dispute, Police Say Westchester Teen Dies After Being Stabbed During Dispute, Police Say
Westchester Teen Dies After Being Stabbed During Dispute, Police Say A Westchester teen has died after being stabbed in the neck during a dispute. Armani McDonald, age 19, of Mount Vernon, was killed just before 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 in the Bronx. According to the NYPD, police received a 911 call of an assault in progress at 2550 Briggs Ave., in the Bronx. Upon arrival, officers found McDonald with a stab wound to the neck, NYPD said. EMS responded and transported the aided male to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Two knives were recovered on the scene and a person of interest was taken into custody, police added. NYPD sai…